Have you ever visited Krakow? Well, it’s time for you to take amazing rides through this beautiful city. Baroque churches, medieval cathedrals, Art Nouveau Theaters and Renaissance castles are just a few interesting attractions that this city offers for tourists and visitors. Krakow is also in contact with modern life. When you finish visiting some of these amazing places, you can relax in a pub, bar, restaurant or club. These places are always filled with tourists. Bellow there are other places you should visit in Krakow, Poland.
1. Wawel Castle
A long time ago, Wawel Castle, in Krakow, was the royal home of the king of Poland. In the 16th century, King Zygmnunt III decided to name Warsaw the capital of Poland, but until then Krakow was the capital of this country. Wawel Castle combines different styles of architecture, such as Renaissance, Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque.
2. Auscwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp
We all heard about German concentration camps. Auschwitz-Birkenau was the largest such concentration camp. Auschwitz was sectioned in two large areas. Auschwitz I was used as a concentration camp and today was turned into a museum. Auschwitz-Birkenau was used by the Germans for extermination and as a forced labor camp. Over 1.6 million Poles, Jews, prisoners of war and Gypsies were killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau. This place is also recognized as a center of
Nazi German genocide.
3. Krakow Old Town
In 1038, this place was the center of Poland’s political life until 1596, when King Sigismund III moved his court to Warsaw. In the Old Town tourists can still find various attractions and beautiful places that are waiting to be visited. The Main Market Square is one of the biggest attractions here and in the middle of the square you can find the Cloth Hall and the Sukiennice. In the Sukiennice you can find shops selling wood crafts, amber, different souvenirs and textiles. Near this trade market is the church of St Mary’s Basilica, where you can admire an amazing Gothic Architecture. In Krakow Old Town is considered to have existed the first mall in the world.
Krakow is considered to be one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in Eastern Europe. Visiting this city can be an amazing idea. What would you like to visit in Krakow?
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